ZEISS at AAO 2018 in Chicago

Booth 3736

Join us in Chicago October 27 - 30, 2018 for the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2018 meeting. Visit us at Booth 3736 and learn about the latest advancements in eye care. We have an exciting program lined up for you to experience. Hear expert in-booth lectures, participate in our wet labs and register for our educational symposia.  

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Events organized by ZEISS

Focusing on the latest technologies and trends

Meet the Experts
Renowned experts and colleagues share first-hand experiences with ZEISS technologies at the booth.

Wet Labs
Explore our cataract and refractive solutions hands-on in our wet labs in the booth.

Symposia
Join us for engaging sessions with our panel of faculty as they share their experiences with innovative new technologies.

Young Ophthalmologists
A unique, hands-on, educational experience with the ZEISS cataract and refractive surgery masters tailored to the need of young ophthalmologists.

Meet the Experts

In-booth panel discussions

Renowned experts share their first-hand experiences with the latest technologies live at the ZEISS theater. Ask your questions during the interactive lectures and find out more about the latest developments in eye care. All presentations will be held at ZEISS Booth 3736.

Expanding a Practice with Refractive Solutions

Moderator
Y. Ralph Chu

Panelists
Konrad Filutowski, MD
Steven Vold, MD
Bennett Walton, MD, MBA

Date and time
Saturday, October 27
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Hitting the Refractive Target: Advanced Measurements and Solutions for IOL Power Selection

Moderator
David Chang, MD

Panelists
Preeya Gupta, MD
James Katz, MD
Douglas Koch, MD
P. Dee Stephenson, MD

Date and time
Saturday, October 27
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

OCT for the Cataract Surgeon

Moderator
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD

Panelists
Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc
Jeffrey S. Heier, MD
John C. Hovanesian, MD

Date and time
Saturday, October 27
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Mastering Flow and Efficiency: Pre- and Intraoperative Steps for Postoperative Success

Moderator
Inder Paul Singh, MD

Panelists
Terry Kim, MD
Tayyib Rana, MD
Kerry Solomon, MD
Melissa Toyos, MD

Date and time
Sunday, October 28
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

A Comprehensive View of the Retina: A Complete Solution Using the Integrated Diagnostic Imaging Suite

Moderator
John Kitchens, MD

Panelists
Caroline Baumal, MD
Eric Schneider, MD

Date and time
Sunday, October 28
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Corneal Refractive Solutions for Managing Astigmatism

Moderator
John Doane, MD

Panelists
Shamik Bafna, MD
Sri Ganesh, MD
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
Denise Visco, MD, MBA

Date and time
Sunday, October 28
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Wet Labs

Explore our cataract and refractive solutions hands-on in our wet labs at the ZEISS booth

ZEISS Cataract Experience Theater

Explore the comprehensive ZEISS IOL portfolio, including the CT LUCIA 602/EC3-PAL*, and experience innovation and precision firsthand. Perform every step of IOL implantation using the latest ZEISS technology in a wet lab setting.

Date and time
Saturday, October 27
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 28
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Monday, October 29
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, October 30
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location
Booth 3736

Discover the Gentle Experience of Laser Vision Correction with the ZEISS VisuMax Laser

Sign-up for a 30-minute time slot and gain hands-on experience with the VisuMax® laser from ZEISS for ReLEx® SMILE® and LASIK flaps while at AAO 2018.

Date and time
Saturday, October 27
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 28
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Monday, October 29
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, October 30
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location
Booth 3736

Symposia

Join us for an engaging session with our panel of faculty as they share their experiences with innovative technologies.  

Achieving New Levels of Outcomes in Cataract Refractive Surgery

Preoperative Steps for Postoperative Success

Moderator
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Faculty
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Date and Time
Friday, October 26
Registration and Reception: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Program: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location
Marriott Marquis Chicago at McCormick Place
Grand Horizon Ballroom E
 

The Latest Innovations in Refractive Surgery

Moderator
John Doane, MD

Faculty
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
Steven Schallhorn, MD
Vance Thompson, MD
Bill Wiley, MD

Date and Time
Saturday, October 27
Registration and Breakfast: 6:30 AM – 7:00 AM
Program: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Location
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Prairie Room– Second Floor
 

Mastering Extreme Heights: Review Rapid-Fire Cases from Routine to Extreme for Managing Retinal Diseases

Moderator
Sunil Srivastava, MD

Faculty
Caroline Baumal, MD
Roger Goldberg, MD, MBA
Eric Schneider, MD

Date and Time
Sunday, October 28
Registration and Reception: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Program: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location
Willis Tower - 99th Floor
 

Product Launch Events

Total Keratometry (TK) Released for the IOLMaster 700

Come celebrate with your peers the launch of TK, the measurement of the posterior corneal surface, by ZEISS. Enjoy an engaging panel with leaders in corneal measurement: Professor Graham Barrett and Dr. Douglas Koch, interviewed by Dr. Steve Schallhorn. In the theme of the season, we welcome you to enjoy Oktoberfest refreshments.

Date and Time
Saturday, October 27
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location
Booth 3736

When You SMILE – The Whole World SMILEs with you

Join us as we celebrate 1.5 million SMILE procedures worldwide and the FDA approval of SMILE to treat compound myopic astigmatism. FDA clinical data will be presented by Dr. John Doane and Professor Dan Z. Reinstein will read from his book The Surgeon's Guide to SMILE – receive a complimentary copy, while supplies last.**

Date and Time
Sunday, October 28
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location
Booth 3736

Young Ophthalmologists:

Making the Successful Leap to Practice in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Join leading ophthalmology experts as they discuss peer-to-peer cataract and refractive surgery tips for making a successful transition to practice. Our outstanding panel will share their insights for getting started in the operating room as a young surgeon - from crucial guidance for discussing premium lenses with patients to how to navigate the OR on your first day solo.

The panel discussion will be followed by hands-on wet labs tailored to the needs of Young Ophthalmologists. Networking is encouraged, and refreshments will be served throughout the session.

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book, Essential Business Fundamentals for the Successful Eye Care Practice by Savak Teymoorian, MD, MBA. SLACK Incorporated, 2018.**

Moderator
Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD

Panelists
Daniel Chang, MD
Inder Paul Singh, MD
Elmer Tu, MD
Denise Visco, MD, MBA 

 

Date and Time
Monday, October 29
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location
Booth 3736

More to Come

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These programs are not affiliated with the official program of the AAO 2018 Annual Meeting.

*CT LUCIA 602/EC-3 PAL available in the United States only. Not all products, services or offers are approved or offered in every market and approved labeling and instructions may vary from one country to another.

**Books are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.

In accordance with Open Payments ("Sunshine") provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and similar state laws), the value of these events is subject to public disclosure, and therefore will be reported in compliance with all applicable laws.

These events may be video taped, photographed, and/or audio taped. The videos, photographs, and/or audio recording may appear on the ZEISS website, proprietary apps, marketing materials in various print or digital formats, and/or social media platforms.